Trainer Paul Preusker has taken a patient approach with Gr.1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) contender Surprise Baby this year.
Murray Bridge trainer John Hickmott has sent his in-form galloper France’s Boy to Melbourne for a crack at the last at Caulfield on Saturday.
Trainer Les Ross has an extra spring in his step as he bids for successive wins with River Racer in the Listed Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.
Singapore Champion Three-Year-old of his year Countofmontecristo will be looking to add a Kranji Mile (1600m) victory to his illustrious career.
It’s already been a career best season for Bjorn Baker and with a few weeks left in 2019-20 the Warwick Farm trainer is setting his sights on the prized third place in the Sydney Trainers Premiership.
Well known racing and media identity Richard Callander has been appointed as CEO of the NSW Trainers Association (NSWTA).
Sixties Groove has set a modern-day weight-carrying record to deliver trainer Kris Lees an inaugural win in the Listed Grafton Cup.
Prominent Sydney trainers Peter and Paul Snowden have added another Ramornie Handicap at Grafton, with Signore Fox bursting through between runners to win the Listed sprint.
Muswellbrook trainer Todd Howlett admits he’s not the best at promoting himself so he’s hoping Two Big Fari can make a Kosciuszko statement when he returns at Grafton on Thursday.